[Ace-users] [ace-users] server gracefully shutdown using TP_Reactor
Douglas C. Schmidt
schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Thu Jan 24 15:12:33 CST 2008
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>I'm writing a gateway application using TP_Reactor, and I encounter a
>problem during shutdown.
>When the reactor calls end_reactor_event_loop (); it causes a calling
>to handle_close() of all svc_handlers.
>the problem is, that if a handler (lets call it H1) was running at
>that same moment on some other handler (like handle_input()) its
>handle_close() will be called only AFTER it returns from the current
>but, at the same time H2 enter its handle_close() and deletes itself.
>The problem is, that handler H1 has a pointer to H2 and it tries to
>use it after H2 was deleted.
>I tried to find out a resolution for this, and i thought that in this
>case i need to be sure that all handlers are not in the middle of
>running on other handle_*. i tried to use reactor->suspend() but still
>the H1 handler will get to suspend list AFTER it returns from it
>So, i thought, maybe i can do something else, like cause the reactor
>to call to ALL the handlers registered to it to handle_exception (as
>far i as understand, handle
>_exception will be called in concurency to handle_input), and do
>something that will cause handle_input() to wxit right away (like
>setting a flag, close its socket, deactivate its queue)
>So my questions are:
>1) Does this approach right? Does there any other way?
>2) i didnt find a way to cause the reactor to send event too all the
>handlers it contains (i dont have pointers to all handlers)
>I really appritiate if you could help me.
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